Jürgen Sieck received his degree in mathematics in 1981 and his PhD in computer science in 1989 from the Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. Now he is the head of the research group "Informations- und Kommunikationsanwendungen" (INKA) and professor for computer sciences with a specialisation on algorithms, multimedia, mixed reality and mobile Application at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Berlin. Previously, he was visiting professor at Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria, at Monash University Melbourne, Australia, at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and at Old Dominion University Norfolk in Virginia, USA.
In February 2013 he was awarded with a honorary doctorate from Odessa National Polytechnic University, Ukraine.
Since 2013, he is Principal investigator of the cluster of excellence "Bild Wissen Gestaltung" at the Humboldt-University Berlin.
Since 2015, he is also a professor of computer science at Namibia University of Science and Technology in Windhoek.